What is the Design Annex?

Design Annex provides small business owners, solo practitioners, and freelancers the resources to grow their businesses.

Monitors & Whiteboard - Design Annex  - Co-working space in Somerville

An initiative of Union Square Main Streets, Design Annex serves all business owners for space, equipment and community with a focus on the specific needs of those in the design industry.

The goal of the effort is to build a robust network of collaborative, thriving, small businesses centered in Union Square, Somerville.

The 1400 square foot facility includes a co-working space, conference room, lounge with a resource library, and kitchenette. The entire space has high-speed, secure wireless internet.

Programming through the Design Annex increases the capacity of small businesses by fostering skill/knowledge development and creating networking and marketing opportunities.

About Union Square Main Streets

A non-profit organization, USMS increases the vibrancy of this Somerville neighborhood by bringing together its stakeholders (residents, businesses, property owners, community leaders) in active community collaboration to advance its own redevelopment. Design Annex is a project of Union Square Main Streets focused on advancing the creative economy of Somerville.